All Upcoming Events

VE Test Session

Date: May 21, 2022
Time: 9:30 am

Virginia Volunteer Examiners Test Session

COVID-19 mitigation protocols will be observed at the test site.  Please bring and wear a face mask for the test session.  Test sessions are the 3rd Saturday of every month at 09:30 at the Porter Library in Stafford, VA off Garrisonville Road.

NOTE: Please contact the Virginia Volunteer Examiners at K4TER @arrl.net to register.

You must have your FCC FRN in order to test.  If you do not have a FRN you can obtain one beforehand by registering with the FCC ULS System and creating a new ULS registration.  Follow this link https://apps.fcc.gov/coresWeb/publicHome.do to get your FRN.


Other ARRL VE Sessions

If this date is inconvenient for you, other Clubs in the area hold their own exams and you can find other sessions by going to the ARRL exam session locator at this link: Find an Amateur Radio License Exam Session.

Email Katie, K4TER, for more information at: K4TER @arrl.net to register.

Informal Club Breakfast Open to All

Date: May 28, 2022
Time: 8:30 am

Gathering of FARA member’s open to all interested in Amateur Radio.  Gainesville Wegman’s, 2nd Floor Dining area.  Use the far end entrance up the stairs.

All invited including family and those interested in the club!

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Manassas Hamfest

Date: Jun 04, 2022
Time: 6:00 am - 12:30 pm

Monthly Club Meeting Updated WebEx!

Date: Jun 09, 2022
Time: 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

FARA monthly club meeting of members. Visitors are encouraged.

For the time being, we plan to incorporate “simulcasting” the live meetings with WebEx for the convenience of those who are unable attend, or who are not comfortable with in-person meetings yet.

Click here for meeting details.

To participate virtually please go to the Join Meeting Online page.

ARRL Field Day 2022

Start date: Jun 25, 2022
End date: Jun 26, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

FARA is planning on having Field Day for 2022!

* The following information is from last year’s event. This year is in the early planning stages *

Stay tuned.

This will be a social distanced event so measures will be taken to protect everyone.  If you plan to attend, please come prepared with a face mask.

We will be having a variety of stations covering many aspects of amateur radio from Morse code to the latest digital modes.

Field Day will be held at C.M. Crockett Park, 1066 Rogues Rd, Midland VA 22728.

For and overview of field day by going to the ARRL Field Day page or download the ARRL Field Day Flier.